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JUN
2

POSTPONED Summer Reading: Stomp, Clap, and Sing with Michael Napolitano

Tue, Jun 2   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years bpl presents summer reading Virtual Programming

Today's concert is postponed to observe "Blackout Tuesday," a music industry action to postpone all music events, calling for people to reconnect with their community and to reflect on racial injustice.

Michael Napolitano of Michael...

POSTPONED Summer Reading: Stomp, Clap, and Sing with Michael Napolitano

POSTPONED Summer Reading: Mime Over Matter with Bill Bowers

Tue, Jun 2   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids bpl presents summer reading Virtual Programming

Today's concert is postponed to observe "Blackout Tuesday," a music industry action to postpone all music events, calling for people to reconnect with their community and to reflect on racial injustice.

Mime is the most ancient of the...

POSTPONED Summer Reading: Mime Over Matter with Bill Bowers

28th Amendment Town Hall, moderated by Craig Manbauman

Tue, Jun 2   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

Adults 28th Amendment bpl presents Virtual Programming

BPL Presents, the programming team of Brooklyn Public Library, started the 28th Amendment Project earlier this year and, continuing the project, now invites the public online to help to draft the 28th amendment to the Constitution. The 27th...

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28th Amendment Town Hall, moderated by Craig Manbauman

JUN
3

Summer Reading: Hurry Up!

Wed, Jun 3   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids bpl presents summer reading Virtual Programming

We've all been forced to slow down a bit. In Neal's latest book with the late Kate Dopirak, we learn that a moment of mindfulness can be fun. A busy boy and his dog learn to slow down and enjoy life together... Brooklyn-based children's book...

Summer Reading: Hurry Up!

JUN
4

Summer Reading: New York International Children’s Film Festival – Short Takes

Thu, Jun 4   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids bpl presents summer reading Virtual Programming

UKA (All Ages), 3 min.
By Valle Comba, NYICFF 2017

Watch: https://vimeo.com/247026939

Life for Uka is grey and dull until she finds a way of changing how she sees the world.

Talking points:

How does Uka feel...
Summer Reading: New York International Children’s Film Festival – Short Takes

JUN
5

Summer Reading: Yoga for Kids

Fri, Jun 5   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years bpl presents summer reading Virtual Programming

Ms. Corinne uses her imagination, storytelling, songs and help from her audience to travel through space and time! We’ll learn about different yoga techniques that teach us to be present, creative, and mindful, all while stretching our bodies...

Summer Reading: Yoga for Kids

JUN
7

Classical Interludes: Carlos Almeida

Sun, Jun 7   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Virtual

Adults bpl presents classical interludes Virtual Programming

Originally from Rio de Janeiro, guitarist/vocalist Carlos Almeida has been living in New York since 1987. During his career, he has played with major Brazilian stars, including Beth Carvalho, Jorje Aragão, Alcione, Martinho da Vila, Jair...

Classical Interludes: Carlos Almeida

JUN
8

Summer Reading: Mil’s Trills

Mon, Jun 8   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids bpl presents summer reading Virtual Programming

Mil's Trills is performing a *special online concert* to help kids and families cope with being stuck at home due to the coronavirus crisis. Tune in, connect, and engage with original playful uplifting songs, and interactive songwriting...

Summer Reading: Mil’s Trills

JUN
9

Summer Reading: Stomp, Clap, and Sing with Gustafer Yellowgold

Tue, Jun 9   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years bpl presents summer reading Virtual Programming

Gustafer Yellowgold’s Show is a funny and touching multimedia performance of music, colored pencil animations and storytelling. The music and ‘moving art’ shows are performed by two-time Grammy-nominated songwriter, cartoonist, and author, Morgan...

Summer Reading: Stomp, Clap, and Sing with Gustafer Yellowgold

Summer Reading: Drag Queen Story Hour Livestream

Tue, Jun 9   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids bpl presents drag queen story hour summer reading Virtual Programming

Enjoy songs and stories for kids age 3-8 during a livestream Drag Queen Story Hour. This event is presented in partnership with New York City Council Member Laurie Cumbo and Brooklyn Public Library. Watch live on DQSHNYC's Instagram, or...

Summer Reading: Drag Queen Story Hour Livestream

Green Series: The Condor and the Eagle Screening

Tue, Jun 9   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults bpl presents film green series Virtual Programming

The June Green Series presented by Brooklyn Public Library's BPL Presents features a screening and discussion of The Condor & the Eagle. 

The Condor and the Eagle documents the stories of four well-known Native environmental...

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Green Series: The Condor and the Eagle Screening

28th Amendment Town Hall, moderated by Brynna Tucker

Tue, Jun 9   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

Adults 28th Amendment bpl presents Virtual Programming

BPL Presents, the programming team of Brooklyn Public Library, started the 28th Amendment Project earlier this year and, continuing the project, now invites the public online to help to draft the 28th amendment to the Constitution. The 27th...

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28th Amendment Town Hall, moderated by Brynna Tucker

JUN
10

Science Edutainment

Wed, Jun 10   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids bpl presents summer reading Virtual Programming

Welcome to the laboratory of Bill Louden Science! “Brainy Bill” amazes and amuses crowds of all ages and sizes with his incredible live science demonstrations.

View the broadcast on Zoom at 3 PM.

Science Edutainment

Summer Reading: In My Garden

Wed, Jun 10   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids bpl presents summer reading Virtual Programming

Join Phil C. Stead as he discusses the making of his new book, IN MY GARDEN, written by Charlotte Zolotow. Philip will do a live demonstration of a technique he used to make the illustrations. Kids (and grownups) will be encouraged to follow...

Summer Reading: In My Garden

JUN
11

Summer Reading: New York International Children’s Film Festival – Short Takes

Thu, Jun 11   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids bpl presents summer reading Virtual Programming

Eagle Blue (all ages), 4 min.

By Will Rose

A bold palette and a swaying beat bolster Eagle Blue high above the mountaintop, but she must swoop in and provide a proper meal for her hungry chicks

Watch: https...

Summer Reading: New York International Children’s Film Festival – Short Takes

A Zoom Discussion on Poet Joseph Brodsky

Thu, Jun 11   5:30 pm to 6:30 pm   Virtual

Adults author talks bpl presents poetry Virtual Programming

Join translators Ann Kjellberg and Glyn Maxwell for a Zoom discussion of the Selected Works from the Nobel Laureate Joseph Brodsky.

Joseph Brodsky spent his life advocating for the place of the poet in society. As Derek Walcott said...

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A Zoom Discussion on Poet Joseph Brodsky

The King Lear Project

Thu, Jun 11   7:00 pm to 9:30 pm   Virtual

Adults bpl presents Virtual Programming

The King Lear Project presents streamlined readings of scenes from Shakespeare’s King Lear to engage diverse audiences—including older adults, caregivers, and family members—in open, healing, constructive, discussions about the challenges of...

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The King Lear Project

JUN
12

Summer Reading: Opera Soup

Fri, Jun 12   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years bpl presents summer reading Virtual Programming

Opera Soup is an imaginative and interactive performance that explores the basic “ingredients” it takes to make an opera. This engaging show, performed by professional opera singer Dr. Lori Mirabal, sparks interest in opera with the use of...

Summer Reading: Opera Soup

JUN
14

Classical Interludes: Ahmed Alom

Sun, Jun 14   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Virtual

Adults bpl presents classical interludes Virtual Programming

Cuban-born Ahmed Alom is a uniquely versatile, classically trained pianist who since his arrival in New York City has become one of the leading young figures in piano performance. He has won a dazzling number of international competitions and has...

Classical Interludes: Ahmed Alom

JUN
15

Summer Reading: Los tres cochinitos/The Three Little Pigs by Scaramouches Puppet Theatre

Mon, Jun 15   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Kids bpl presents summer reading Virtual Programming

The Three Little Pigs is a fable about three pigs who build three houses of different materials. A Big Bad Wolf blows down the first two piggies houses, made of straw and sticks respectively, but is unable to destroy the third pig's house, made...

Summer Reading: Los tres cochinitos/The Three Little Pigs by Scaramouches Puppet Theatre

Reggae, Calypso/Soca & Folk Music with Conroy Warren

Mon, Jun 15   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids bpl presents summer reading Virtual Programming

Feeling the beat! Enjoy the power and pleasure of Jazz, Calypso and Reggae through singing and dancing in this interactive performance with versatile entertainer Conroy Warren. It’s fun! It’s exciting!

View the broadcast on Facebook Live...

Reggae, Calypso/Soca & Folk Music with Conroy Warren

JUN
16

Summer Reading: Stomp, Clap, and Sing with Josh Lovelace

Tue, Jun 16   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years bpl presents summer reading Virtual Programming

Josh Lovelace, Knoxville, Tennessee native and member of the Grammy-nominated rock band NEEDTOBREATHE performs joyous and heartfelt family style Americana. His warm-hearted songwriting and rich musicianship blend together in concert for an...

Summer Reading: Stomp, Clap, and Sing with Josh Lovelace

True Play Improv

Tue, Jun 16   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids bpl presents summer reading Virtual Programming

Using the tools of our current reality, this Facebook Live session will get us playing together, even when we're socially distant. True Play Improv is...

True Play Improv

JUN
17

Science Edutainment

Wed, Jun 17   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids bpl presents summer reading Virtual Programming

Welcome to the laboratory of Bill Louden Science! “Brainy Bill” amazes and amuses crowds of all ages and sizes with his incredible live science demonstrations.

View the broadcast on Zoom at 3 PM.

Science Edutainment

Summer Reading: Author/Illustrator Javaka Steptoe

Wed, Jun 17   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids bpl presents storytime summer reading Virtual Programming

Javaka Steptoe, award winning author and illustrator, will host an interactive book reading and arts & crafts workshop for children.

 

Summer Reading: Author/Illustrator Javaka Steptoe

JUN
18

Summer Reading: New York International Children’s Film Festival – Short Takes

Thu, Jun 18   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids bpl presents summer reading Virtual Programming

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Summer Reading: New York International Children’s Film Festival – Short Takes

JUN
19

Summer Reading: Virtual Ballet with Angelina Ballerina

Fri, Jun 19   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years bpl presents summer reading Virtual Programming

Take your first (or second...or hundredth!) ballet class along with Angelina Ballerina! We'll meet ballet’s favorite mouse, Angelina Ballerina, in one of her books, and then join in on the fun. Learn some new ballet terms, get some stretching in...

Summer Reading: Virtual Ballet with Angelina Ballerina

JUN
20

Summer Reading: Drag Queen Story Hour

Sat, Jun 20   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Kids bpl presents drag queen story hour saturday storytime summer reading

Join Miz Jade for Drag Queen Story Hour and enjoy stories and songs for kids ages 3-8. Watch live on Drag Queen Story Hour NYC's Instagram, or afterward on Brooklyn Public Library's Instagram page.

Summer Reading: Drag Queen Story Hour

JUN
21

Classical Interludes: Christos Rafalides

Sun, Jun 21   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Virtual

Adults bpl presents classical interludes Virtual Programming

Born and raised in Greece, Christos came to the United States to complete his musical studies, and today is regarded as one of the stellar voices among vibraphonists. Together with his quartet, Manhattan Vibes, Christos has fascinated audiences...

Classical Interludes: Christos Rafalides

JUN
22

Summer Reading: Joanie Leeds

Mon, Jun 22   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years bpl presents summer reading Virtual Programming

NYC based singer-songwriter Joanie Leeds has won 1st place in the USA Songwriting Competition, an Independent Music Award, a Gold Parents' Choice Award, NAPPA Gold Award, Family Choice Award and is a John Lennon Songwriting Award Finalist and an...

Summer Reading: Joanie Leeds

JUN
23

Summer Reading: Drag Queen Story Hour Livestream

Tue, Jun 23   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids bpl presents drag queen story hour Virtual Programming

Enjoy songs and stories for kids age 3-8 during a livestream Drag Queen Story Hour. This event is presented in partnership with New York City Council Member Laurie Cumbo and Brooklyn Public Library. Watch live on DQSHNYC's Instagram, or...

Summer Reading: Drag Queen Story Hour Livestream

JUN
24

Summer Reading: Dear Beast

Wed, Jun 24   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids bpl presents summer reading Virtual Programming

Join Dori Hillestad Butler as she discusses her new chapter book series, DEAR BEAST, illustrated by Kevan Atteberry. She will share some behind-the-book fun facts about the series, her inspiration, and her writing process. Dori will be answering...

Summer Reading: Dear Beast

JUN
25

Summer Reading: New York International Children’s Film Festival – Short Takes

Thu, Jun 25   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids bpl presents summer reading Virtual Programming

Luminaris

Recommended ages: All Ages

Argentina
Animation, Juan Pablo Zaramella, 2010, 7 min.

If you’ve been sitting around your house, staring at the ceiling wondering how lightbulbs are made, this brilliant short,...

Summer Reading: New York International Children’s Film Festival – Short Takes

JUN
26

Summer Reading: Sing-a-long with Folktales from Around the World

Fri, Jun 26   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

Kids bpl presents summer reading Virtual Programming

Last year, Jono Waldman was performing in a national tour of a musical he wrote, but now he's stuck in his living room just like you! Join him for a sing-along, followed by storytelling performances of a different international folktale. Do you...

Summer Reading: Sing-a-long with Folktales from Around the World

JUN
28

Classical Interludes: Marcos Ariel plays the music of Antonio Carlos Jobim

Sun, Jun 28   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Virtual

Adults bpl presents classical interludes Virtual Programming

Born in Rio de Janeiro during Carnaval, pianist Marcos Ariel has Rio in his blood, but these days he divides his time between Brazil and the United States.  Renowned in both countries as a specialist in the music of Antonio Carlos Jobim, he...

Classical Interludes: Marcos Ariel plays the music of Antonio Carlos Jobim

JUN
30

Summer Reading: Stomp, Clap & Sing with Aly Sunshine from Funkytown Playground

Tue, Jun 30   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Kids bpl presents summer reading Virtual Programming

Join Aly from Funkytown Playground to jump and jam with shakers & tambourines. Get on board a magical safari or silly farm.

Summer Reading: Stomp, Clap & Sing with Aly Sunshine from Funkytown Playground

JUL
1

Summer Reading: African Dancing and Folktales Workshop

Wed, Jul 1   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Kids bpl presents summer reading Virtual Programming

Participants become the storytellers in a series of African folktales as our facilitator guides them through an African Dance workshop. Accompanied by live percussion music.

View the program on the Urban Stages Facebook page...

Summer Reading: African Dancing and Folktales Workshop

JUL
2

Summer Reading: Bubbles the Clown

Thu, Jul 2   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Kids bpl presents summer reading Virtual Programming

Have fun with the antics of Bubbles the Silly Entertainer. She will have you and your entire family, dancing and moving and groving.

View the broadcast on Zoom at 2 PM.

Summer Reading: Bubbles the Clown

JUL
3

Summer Reading: Rock N Lolo - Learn Spanish through Music

Fri, Jul 3   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Kids bpl presents summer reading Virtual Programming

Rock N Lolo, "Where kids learn Spanish through Original Music.

Rock N Lolo continue sharing love and bringing joy to each little one’s home.

30 minutes long full of singing and dancing, while learning Spanish, and most importantly...

Summer Reading: Rock N Lolo - Learn Spanish through Music

JUL
6

Summer Reading: Magic of Amore

Mon, Jul 6   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Kids bpl presents summer reading Virtual Programming

Amore delights audiences with his magic show, full of side-splitting comedy and audience participation. For kids ages 7 & up.

View the broadcast on Zoom at 11 AM.

Meeting ID:  831 9861 1083

Summer Reading: Magic of Amore

JUL
7

Summer Reading: Pourquoi Stories - How and Why Tales From Around the World

Tue, Jul 7   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Kids bpl presents summer reading Virtual Programming

Before there was science, people told stories to answer questions such as: Why is the sky so far away? How did the leopard get its spots? Why are there mosquitoes? Find out WHY with storyteller Robin Bady.

View the broadcast on Facebook...

Summer Reading: Pourquoi Stories - How and Why Tales From Around the World

JUL
8

Summer Reading: Louie Miranda

Wed, Jul 8   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Kids bpl presents summer reading Virtual Programming

Louie Miranda has been dazzling the hearts of children, parents & teachers everywhere he goes. He is unique, original & loved by an ever-growing population across the country! He has played with numerous ensembles performing music in a...

Summer Reading: Louie Miranda

JUL
9

Summer Reading: Science Edutainment

Thu, Jul 9   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Kids bpl presents summer reading Virtual Programming

Welcome to the laboratory of Bill Louden Science! “Brainy Bill” amazes and amuses crowds of all ages and sizes with his incredible live science demonstrations.

View the broadcast on Zoom at 2 PM.

Summer Reading: Science Edutainment

JUL
10

Summer Reading: VAMOS TODOS Music Garden: Spring Celebration!

Fri, Jul 10   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Kids bpl presents summer reading Virtual Programming

When international artists The Agents of Jam accept a mission to celebrate Spring around the world, they don't need a map ... they just "follow the tunes!" This lively show -- aimed at kids ages 2 to 10 -- invites you to join in on the globe-...

Summer Reading: VAMOS TODOS Music Garden: Spring Celebration!

JUL
13

Summer Reading: Spin, Pop, Boom

Mon, Jul 13   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Kids bpl presents summer reading Virtual Programming

Are you ready for some fun science?

Witness amazing feats of chemistry as we explore all sorts of spectacular reactions. Mad Science is a group that is on a mission to spark the imagination and curiosity of children by providing...

Summer Reading: Spin, Pop, Boom

JUL
14

Summer Reading: Silly Jazz and Camille!

Tue, Jul 14   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Kids bpl presents summer reading Virtual Programming

Come dance along to “silly jazz” with comedian and jazz singer, Camille Harris. Popular songs include: “The Monster Under My Bed,” “Muffin Man,” and “Chopsticks.”

View the broadcast on Zoom at 11 AM.

Password:  cooldude

Summer Reading: Silly Jazz and Camille!

JUL
15

Summer Reading: Stewzo Musical Puppet Show

Wed, Jul 15   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Kids bpl presents summer reading Virtual Programming

Kids love this unique show as Stewzo performs funny songs with his guitar and comedy routines with his cast of wacky ventriloquist puppets and characters. Lots of surprises, magic, and audience participation.

View the broadcast on Zoom at...

Summer Reading: Stewzo Musical Puppet Show

JUL
16

Summer Reading: Anansi The Spider: A West African Folktale

Thu, Jul 16   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Kids bpl presents summer reading Virtual Programming

A Celebration of West African Folktales performed by Nadine Grisar. Puppetry in Practice uses the creative arts to enhance literacy, spark curiosity and imagination, and engage in cultural immersions in the countries of origin that make our city...

Summer Reading: Anansi The Spider: A West African Folktale

JUL
17

Summer Reading: The Magician's Workshop

Fri, Jul 17   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Kids bpl presents summer reading Virtual Programming

Introduces children to the fascinating world of magic and magicians.

View the broadcast on Zoom at 2 PM.

Meeting ID:  830 2699 7080

Password:  384244

Summer Reading: The Magician's Workshop

JUL
20

Summer Reading: Stories From Latin America

Mon, Jul 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Kids bpl presents summer reading Virtual Programming

This collection of stories involves sneaky characters who use wit and humor to trick their often bigger and scarier opponents.

View the broadcast on Facebook Live at 2 PM.

Summer Reading: Stories From Latin America

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